The OPL9813, a Bluetooth™ laser scanner from Opticon, features GPS, a real-time clock and easy 3-key operation for data-capture applications that require location and time stamps, as well as data entry. The OPL9813 is perfect for inventory, logistics, warehouse and retail applications. Since the OPL9813 is programmable, channel partners can create custom solutions around the OPL9813 using the free SDK from Opticon.
The OPL9813 can transmit data via Bluetooth™ connection, or store data onboard for later transfer via IrDA through a charging cradle (sold separately). The charging cradle is available with a serial, modem or GSM interface. OPL9813 product highlights include:
Follow these directions for first time setup, software installation, and configuration for transferring data from the OPL9813.
You will need the following items.
In this section we step through installing both Opticon's USB drivers and NetO32.
If you are using RS232 please skip to Installing NetO32. Opticon's USB drivers need to be installed for the cradle to be properly via USB.
The OPL9813 uses a piece of windows software called NetO32 to save the data file to the computer. To install NetO32 follow the steps below.
NetO32 is now in 'Polling' mode. Note that you should see the yellow light on the cradle blinking steadily. This means it will sit here indefinitely sending queries to the cradle and waiting for the right response to start a download. Multiple downloads can all be done without ever closing NetO32. When you are done using NetO32 simply select 'Protocol' > 'Stop' and NetO32 will discontinue polling mode. The application can then be closed.
After NetO32 is in Polling mode (see above) follow these steps. Note that you should see the yellow light on the cradle blinking steadily. This means it will sit here indefinitely sending queries to the cradle and waiting for the right response to start a download. Multiple downloads can all be done without ever closing NetO32. When you are done using NetO32 simply select 'Protocol' > 'Stop' and NetO32 will discontinue polling mode. The application can then be closed.
Follow the directions above for Setting up the Host.
Follow the Directions above for Installing USB Drivers
This section outlines how to configure Appload to communicate with the OPL9813. Appload is a PC application used to load firmware on most of Opticon's products.
You will need to download and unzip the appropriate firmware file for the action you wish to perform from the Software Downloads section.
The OPL9813 firmware is split into two levels, an Operating System and an Application. The Operating System Exposes the functions of the hardware to the Application level firmware, and the Application determines how the device behaves. The Operating System is developed and maintained solely by Opticon, however anyone can make an application for the OPL9813 using using the Renesas RX compiler. For code samples please write firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice: The downloading and use of any Opticon software implies consent with Opticon's End User License Agreement.
|User Manual||This is the user manual for the standard application, which is pre-loaded on all OPL9813s prior to shipping.||Download|
|Datasheet||Technical details at a glance.||Download|
|Universal Menu Book||The Universal Menu Book is a document containing instructions and configuration options for the majority of Opticon's products. Support of the commands in this manual is product specific. A must read for System Integrators. In effect this is the User Manual for all of Opticon's products that do not have a User Manual of their own and a supplement to all others.||December 2009||Download|
|Appload||Appload Is Opticon's multi-purpose firmware update utility. It is a Windows PC application that provides the capability to download firmware onto most Opticon products. It also contains a versatile terminal interface that allows serial communication to any serial port connected to the PC (be it RS232, USB-VCP or Bluetooth-SPP). Opticon products can be queried and configured in this manner.||EAGV0177
|NetO32||A PC application implementing the NetO protocol to transfer files from the PC to the terminal barcode reader.||EGF2001H (18.104.22.168)||Download|
|Firmware: OS||This is the latest Operating System firmware file for the OPL9813.||XBNV0213||Download|
|Firmware: Application||This is the latest Standard Application layer firmware file for the OPL9813.||XFNS0849||Download|
|Renesas RX compiler||This is the compiler for developing Applications for the OPL9813.||Download|
|C-Library Kit||The C-Library Kit is Opticon's SDK for developing custom firmware for many of Opticon's product families (OPN, OPL97xx, OPL98xx, OPH, etc.). Included find sample code, full application samples, library files, documentation, compilers for certain products and more. This download is a zipped collection of the installer and associated files. The Toshiba C Compiler requires a separate download which is located here||2.38||Download|
|All-In-One PC Drivers||USB-to-serial drivers installer package for 32 and 64-bit versions of Windows XP (32-bit only), Vista 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. This package contains four drivers. The first and fourth drivers are for the Opticon cradles. The second driver is for the OPN200x scanners along with many other Opticon products. The third driver is an ATEN driver for a popular RS232 <-> USB-VCP adapter. You can choose any of the drivers to install on the first screen of the installer program. *Note: Opticon USB Drivers may not install or operate correctly if FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) is enabled on your host computer*||1.615||Download|